They are two sides of the same coin, and depend on one another.....are inseparable.
Gaelic Muse – this is the first poem, full of romantic idealism, written in Nottingham in 1963 at the age of 23
The Tigress – in contrast this is a bitter poem, written in self-imposed exile at Glastonbury in the winter of 1974
Winter´s Evening – written at Glastonbury in 1974, in the vale of Avalon
Now is the Time – a musical poem written in 1974, and it expresses realisations and insights into Reality
Awareness – a meditation on the nature of reality
Butterfly – composed on the Isle of Purbeck in Swanage, in the company of two poet friends, who decide to walk the cliff path while the writer stays behind.
You and I – the moment of meeting your soul-mate
Immortality – a philosophical poem based on certain insights
With your Love – written in Kingston upon Thames in 1975 , manuka is a fragrant flower which grows in New Zealand, and the nectar makes excellent honey
The Tao of Not-doing – based on Chinese Taoist philosophy. Tao = the Way
Love comes... - concerning the nature of love which is revealed with the death of the ego
The Way that we Wander – this poem is also about ¨the Way¨ and our attitude to life; it is about choosing what already is determined. Jesus said …..
Flirting with Creation – also written in 1979, as a reply to a poem received from Helen; it has cosmological connotations. First you will see Helen´s poem.
Memories – written in 1984 in Cornwall where the climate is very elemental.
Haiku Poems – Japanese poetry in which the essence is captured in 3 lines, the first line with 5 beats, the second with 7 beats and the third with 5 beats.
Only This – written much later, in the year 2000, the Year of the Dragon; it relates to the nature of the Universe, in which all is one indivisible whole and where the only time is now.
The Dance – a poem describing the possibility of finding love on the internet but with uncertain success.The Book